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NP1018 - Neoplan Centroliner N4426/3
Kowloon Motor Bus
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The modelthis is one of two versions of AP21 carrying all-over advertising for Kobayashi and released in China on 27th October 2020. Both are unlicensed models. The other is on route 58M (NP1019).

The bus - Kowloon Motor Bus placed an initial order for 20 Neoplan N4026 Centroliners and the first arrived in Hong Kong in September 1998. This bus was allocated Fleet No. AP1 and registered  HY1677. The Centroliner is a 12-metre low-floor double-decker and like the Dennis Tridents, is powered by a Cummins M11-305E engine.

After a series of trials, the Centroliners entered service on 1 August 1999. The first route that these buses were allocated was 296C, which runs between Sheung Tak in Tseung Kwan O and Tonkin Street in Sham Shui Po. By mid 2003, over 160 such vehicles were in the fleet. 

 
 Manufacturer of model  NP Model
 Scale  1:76
 Prototype chassis  Neoplan N4426/3 Centroliner
 Prototype bodywork  -
 Prototype length  12 metre
 Fleet number  AP21
 Registration number  JP6752
 Route number  74A
 Destination  Tai Po (Tai Wo)
 Quantity  150
 Date released - China  27th October 2020
 

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